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Today in Legal History.

May 27th, 1935.

The Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt’s National Recovery Act unconstitutional.  It was enacted during the famous First Hundred Days of Roosevelt’s first term in office and was the centerpiece of his initial efforts to reverse the economic collapse of the Great Depression.  185 more words

Young Lawyer Blog

Political History Tuesday: Herbert Hoover--The Ride from Top to Bottom

Herbert Hoover became the bogey man of the Great Depression of the 1930s, but he had much prior success before he got dragged through the mud of the Depression. 441 more words

Presidential Elections

Is Fast Track and The Trans Pacific Partnership the End of the Democratic Party? Part 1

Like Republican Party politicians, politicians of the Democratic Party sell their legislative favors to the big money boys for campaign contributions, cushy jobs after they leave office, and millions of dollars in speaking fees. 1,035 more words

Independent Institute: The Beacon: Randall Holcombe: Progressivism: Rhetoric Versus Reality


Independent Institute: The Beacon: Randall Holcombe: Progressivism: Rhetoric Versus Reality

What people need to understand about progressivism, is that it isn’t socialism. Sure, they are both about big centralized government, but progressivism isn’t completely about government. 393 more words

Progressives

Tom Woods: Video: James Ostrowski: Progressivism: The Idea Destroying America

What I’m going to do with this piece, is to layout what progressivism and Progressives are and what they aren’t. I’ll start with what they are not. 463 more words

Opinion